27 days in Namibia Itinerary

27 days in Namibia Itinerary

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27 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  20​h 45​min
1
Sesriem
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Namib-Naukluft Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Swakopmund
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Damaraland
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Khorixas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Otjiwarongo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Etosha National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
8
Ais-Ais
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 15​min
9
Luderitz
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 45​min
10
Windhoek
— 6 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Brussels

1
night
Sesriem

Sesriem
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): soar above the sights with a balloon tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): admire nature's extreme beauty at Namib-Naukluft National Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sesriem trip itinerary builder.

Brussels, Belgium to Sesriem is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Sesriem is 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Namib-Naukluft Park.

Things to do in Sesriem

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Namib-Naukluft National Park
Namib-Naukluft National Park
Balloon Rides

3
nights
Namib-Naukluft Park

Namib-Naukluft Park ©
One of the world's largest nature and game reserves, the vast Namib-Naukluft Park boasts sweeping desert and mountain landscapes, a diverse range of animal life, and the surreal Sossusvlei, a scenic saltpan sprinkled with towering red sand dunes and petrified acacia trees.
When in Namib-Naukluft Park, make a side trip to see Dorob National Park in Gobabeb, approximately Gobabeb away. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Sesriem Canyon, contemplate the waterfront views at Kuiseb River, and make a trip to Kuiseb Pass.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Namib-Naukluft Park vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Sesriem to Namib-Naukluft Park takes 3.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Dorob National Park, Kuiseb Pass
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Sesriem Canyon ©
Sesriem Canyon
Dorob National Park ©
Dorob National Park
Kuiseb Pass ©
Kuiseb Pass

5
nights
Swakopmund

Nestled on Namibia's Atlantic coast and surrounded by the sand dunes of the vast Namib Desert, the resort town of Swakopmund enchants visitors with its distinct German colonial architecture and pleasant climate.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Swakopmund: Walvis Bay (Kayaking & Canoeing, Off-Road Tours, &more). There's still lots to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, look for gifts at Kristall Galerie, get interesting insight from Tours, and stroll through Dune 7.

For where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Swakopmund trip planner.

You can drive from Namib-Naukluft Park to Swakopmund in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Swakopmund are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Damaraland.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Safaris
Off-Road Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Twyfelfontein. On your second day here, trek along Spitzkoppe.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Damaraland tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Swakopmund to Damaraland in 3 hours. When traveling from Swakopmund in July, plan for much hotter days in Damaraland, with highs around 41°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Khorixas.

Things to do in Damaraland

Trails Outdoors Nature
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Spitzkoppe ©
Spitzkoppe
Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein

2
nights
Khorixas

Khorixas ©
Khorixas is a town of 6,000 inhabitants in southern Kunene Region, Namibia. Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take a peaceful walk through Petrified Forest, take in the dramatic natural features at Organ Pipes, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Burnt Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Experience Darama Culture Museum.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Khorixas trip simple and quick.

Getting from Damaraland to Khorixas by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Khorixas

Nature Parks Museums
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Petrified Forest ©
Petrified Forest
Organ Pipes ©
Organ Pipes
Burnt Mountain ©
Burnt Mountain

2
nights
Otjiwarongo

Otjiwarongo ©
When touring Namibia's famous national parks and reserves, you can opt to base your trip in Otjiwarongo, a laid-back town boasting a number of attractions of its own.
On the 17th (Fri), stroll through REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust and then stroll through Cheetah Conservation Fund. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Africat and then walk around Waterberg National Park.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Otjiwarongo route planning site .

You can drive from Khorixas to Otjiwarongo in 3 hours. In July in Otjiwarongo, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks Wildlife
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Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust ©
Africat ©
Africat

1
night
Etosha National Park

Etosha National Park ©
For nature lovers, a trip to Etosha National Park seems like a dream: the vast salt desert houses hundreds of animal species, which roam the arid lands and gather near the many waterholes.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha and then make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Etosha National Park sightseeing website .

Explore your travel options from Otjiwarongo to Etosha National Park with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Ais-Ais.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Etosha ©
Etosha

1
day
Ais-Ais

Ais-Ais ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Fish River Canyon.

Plan a Ais-Ais trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Etosha National Park to Ais-Ais with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Ais-Ais

Nature Parks
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Fish River Canyon ©
Fish River Canyon

2
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Diaz Point and then kick back and relax at Agate Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: mingle with the ghosts of the past at Kolmanskop Ghost Town and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Felsenkirche.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Luderitz road trip planner.

You can drive from Ais-Ais to Luderitz in 5.5 hours. July in Luderitz sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
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Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point
Felsenkirche ©
Felsenkirche

6
nights
Windhoek

Windhoek ©
Located in the heart of the country, Namibia's capital city Windhoek receives a constant influx of tourists, in part because of its international airport.
Windhoek is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christuskirche, tee off at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Windhoek trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Luderitz to Windhoek in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Outdoors Museums
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NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
Safaris

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